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When The Music Stops, Festivals Are Left With Mountains Of Uneaten Food

The Huffington Post | Krithika Varagur | Posted 07.23.2016 | Business

People go to music festivals for a lot of reasons: to see their favorite bands, to burnish their Instagram feed, to sweatily camp out under the stars....

Bassnectar Debuts Two New Hard-Hitting Tracks, Talks New Album 'Unlimited'

The Huffington Post | Ethan Fedida | Posted 06.20.2016 | Entertainment

In the electronic music world, few artists elicit the intense passion and frenzied loyalty of their fans quite like Bassnectar, aka Lorin Ashton. His...

Disc Jam Sets The Tone For Northeast Festivals In 2016

Shawn Russell Johnson | Posted 06.08.2016 | Entertainment
Shawn Russell Johnson

Article and Photographs by Adam Straughn Another cycle around the sun, and here we are once again on the verge of festival season! In the United St...

5 Upcoming Music Festivals With a Unique Twist

Morena Duwe | Posted 05.27.2016 | Arts
Morena Duwe

Music festivals have become a platform for change, sharing forward-thinking and innovative ideas on sustainability, healthy living, philosophy, evolution, politics, psychonautics, and more.

Music Festivals' Glaring Women Problem

The Huffington Post | Paul Vale | Posted 05.25.2016 | Women

Half of music festival attendees are women. But on stage, the numbers tell a different story....

Music Festivals Have A Glaring Woman Problem. Here's Why.

Huffington Post | Alissa Scheller | Posted 06.02.2016 | Women

Festival organizers often point to scheduling issues and musical genres to explain why there are so few women performing at American music festivals. ...

Boogaloo Music Festival 2016: Music, Art Cars, Renegades And More

Morena Duwe | Posted 05.19.2016 | Arts
Morena Duwe

Photo by Aaron Kwon at AOK Visuals Just when you think you have seen it all, music festival ingenuity continues to surprise, excite, and astound. In ...

Joshua Tree Music Festival: No Cock Rings Allowed

Jeremy Bamidele | Posted 05.16.2016 | Entertainment
Jeremy Bamidele

Photo: Guitarist (Todo Mundo) Photo Credit: Jeremy Bamidele While Burning Man features sex clubs and robots, and Coachella features Top 40 artists, t...

5 West Coast Music Festivals That Go Beyond The Music

Todd VanDuzer | Posted 05.09.2016 | Entertainment
Todd VanDuzer

With conscious festivals popping up all over, it can be hard to know where to spend your hard-earned cash. Should you be on a tug-of-war team with som...

Three Reasons MerleFest 2016 Is Already The Best One Yet

Lisa Snedeker | Posted 04.29.2016 | Entertainment
Lisa Snedeker

If you are a frequent reader of my posts, you may have noticed I mention MerleFest quite a bit. For the uninitiated, the Americana music festival -- t...

Boogaloo 2016 Debuts New Sound System in North America

Morena Duwe | Posted 04.15.2016 | Arts
Morena Duwe

In many cultures, the mountain is a sacred place where people gather to purge and pray. For the music festival community, it is the perfect place to worship music and bask in the love of human connection.

EDM Bubble Bursts for Haters

Courtney M. Soliday | Posted 04.13.2016 | Entertainment
Courtney M. Soliday

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Adele Reveals She's Headlining Glastonbury Festival In Most Casual Way

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 03.19.2016 | Entertainment

Adele is headlining this year's Glastonbury Festival in southwest England. But the British singer didn't announce it via an official press release. In...

Festival Season Kicks Off With Miami's Ultra Music Festival

The Huffington Post | Ethan Fedida | Posted 03.18.2016 | Entertainment

Electronic music fans from all across the world are descending on the sunshine state, taking over Miami and transforming the waterfront of Bayfront Pa...

Live and Dangerous: SXSW 2016

Jeff Pollack | Posted 03.10.2016 | Arts
Jeff Pollack

It's that time of year again -- when countless numbers of fans and participants from the music, tech, and entertainment communities (and more) arrive ...

Serenity Gathering 2016 Announces Phase 2 of Lineup

Morena Duwe | Posted 01.22.2016 | Arts
Morena Duwe

Colorful flyers adorned with geometric shapes and festival lineups are beginning to appear with more frequency in my social media feeds. Though still ...

Luke Bryan And Little Big Town Lead Route 91 Harvest Festival Lineup

The Huffington Post | Leigh Blickley | Posted 01.21.2016 | Entertainment

Get ready for some fun, Las Vegas, because country's biggest stars are coming to Sin City. Route 91 Harvest returns for its third year with Luke Brya...

Not Bossy, Just the Boss: a Conversation with Speedy Ortiz

Reilly Wieland | Posted 01.19.2016 | Arts
Reilly Wieland

There are few girl crushed I hold closer than my crush on Speedy Ortiz's Sadie Dupuis. From her blatantly girl power lyrics to her no-bullshit attitude and earned MFA in Poetry, she, along with the rest of the band, has proved that Speedy Ortiz is a force to be reckoned with.

Exclusive Photos From Wonderfruit Festival 2015 in Thailand

Morena Duwe | Posted 01.13.2016 | Arts
Morena Duwe

The second annual Wonderfruit Festival just southeast of Bangkok in Pattaya Chonburi, Thailand, released exclusive photos from this idyllic event which occurred at the end of 2015. These grounds were transformed into a cross-cultural, sustainability-driven gathering.

Envision Festival 2016: Lineup, Educational Retreats And More

Morena Duwe | Posted 01.04.2016 | Arts
Morena Duwe

While many corners of the world are shrouded in cold, wind, snow and rain, the tropical climates of Costa Rica are beckoning. The depths of winter are...

This Is One Outing Worth Attending Ireland Gets GLBT Music And Matchmaking Festival Right

Charles Karel Bouley | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Charles Karel Bouley

How could I possibly have known that by the end of the trip I'd be talking to a transgender boxing promoter of international renown, a drag superstar whose documentary debuted to resounding acclaim and an Irish dynamo dedicated to promoting his GLBT community even when it meant risk of bodily harm.

Not Another White Guy Indie Band: an Interview With Andrew Jackson Jihad

Reilly Wieland | Posted 12.01.2015 | Arts
Reilly Wieland

Sean Bonnette and Mark Glick are breaking every rule of the rude, dismissive musician. Both Arizona natives are obviously so passionate about the music they're making, and it shows.

Watch What Happens When A Dust Devil Strikes This Music Festival

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 11.30.2015 | Weird News

Not even a dusty whirlwind could stop these dancers' flow. Video footage shows the dancers in the town of Pyalong, north of Melbourne, run around the ...

Serenity Gathering Announces Dates for 2016

Morena Duwe | Posted 10.22.2015 | Arts
Morena Duwe

As autumn sweeps across the landscape and festival season begins to simmer down, daydreams of spring are already being awoken. Celebrating the Vernal ...

Is Coachella Coming To The East Coast?

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 09.30.2015 | Entertainment

Get ready, festival fans, because the names behind Coachella could be bringing a similar festival to the East Coast. According to Daily News sources,...